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Desert Songs on show by Vincent Namatjira

Yavuz Gallery foregrounds a cultural conversation with the unveiling of ‘Desert Songs’. The major exhibition by leading indigenous artist Vincent Namatjira OAM explores a vibrant narrative of personal histories through a series of bold and unapologetically political paintings.

Renewed coastal living at The Bach

Designed by Soul Home and GÜD Studios, ‘The Bach’ is set by the serene Illawarra coastline on the New South Wales South Coast. With a focus on this coastal character, the house has undergone a remarkable metamorphosis.

A treasure trove of material textures

Terra Casa Byron Bay has all the clean, modern lines to make a stunning shot in the round, but there’s more than meets the eye in terms of sustainable materials and climatically informed design in this house by Davis Architects.

Ivory House: All about luminescence

In the picturesque neighbourhood of Caulfield, Melbourne, Ivory House – by Homeroom Studio in collaboration with Tecture – stands as a testament to modern design sensibilities.

For the love of timber

Queensland’s very first CLT house has been completed by KIRK Studio and it’s a veritable feast of timber in all its beauty, functionality and sustainability.

Book review: When Modernism landed in the tropics with Concrete Jungle

What happens when rational, Modernist architecture puts down roots in a lush, tropical setting? Concrete Jungle, a new book by gestalten, explores locations across Asia and the world to find some of the most visionary residential adaptations of an international style to distinct local settings.